Table 11: Total numbers of calves sired by the main Beef Sire breeds in 2015 – out of both beef and dairy cows.
Table 11 summary
- 97% of all beef sired calves born in Ireland come from 6 breeds: Charolais, Limousin, Angus, Hereford, Belgian Blue & Simmental (Graph 14).
- Limousin, Charolais and Angus sires account for 75% of the beef sired calves born in 2015.
Limousin, Charolais & Angus account for 75% of the beef sired calves born in 2015.